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Technical writer (Raspberry Pi + Coral by Google)

pi3g e.K. Published: November 10, 2021
Location
Anywhere
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Small Business

Description

Do you love the Raspberry Pi single board computers and what one can do with them? Are you interested in artificial intelligence technology?

TL;DR

We're looking for six experienced bloggers who are interested in technical freelance blog writing about the Raspberry Pi single board computers, and / or AI technology (specifically the Coral platform by Google). This is going to be a long-term colloboration. We require technical skills, native English. and will pay competitive rates.

Please read this job description thoroughly and make sure to craft a personalized reply to it, delivering on the items I'm asking for in the application - after all you are a writer, and the application to this job is a first example of your writing skills.

Who we are:

pi3g e.K. is a German company with 9 years of experience in the Raspberry Pi area as an official, approved Raspberry Pi reseller (since the launch of the Pi in 2012). We're also developing our own hardware and software products.

Head on over to https://pi3g.com to read more about our company.

Who we're looking for:

Looking forward to your application, if this is you:

  • focus on high-quality and precision in writing, stating correct facts about the technology
  • passionate about technology, with a specific focus on Raspberry Pi and/or artificial intelligence
  • experience with technical writing - presenting technical facts and knowledge to readers in an engaging and interesting way
  • enough capacity to contribute 3 articles (total 5000 words) per week

Working remotely is possible - briefing would be done using Zoom or Google Meet, and e-Mail.

You must be a native English writer to apply for this position. We will only consider applications with proper spelling and grammar.

You must have technical skills and knowledge, including Linux and the command line.

The content types will be:

  • how-tos and guides
  • FAQs
  • product comparisons
  • lists and tips

Benefits of writing for us

  • competitive rates, based on your experience
  • long-term focus - we are going to require constant fresh content for our readers
  • open for content ideas from your side
  • full content attribution to you, (fresh) content will be published under your name or alias - you can establish your author bio on our blogs
  • fast & reliable payment (deriving from actual product sales, not advertising revenue)
  • enough time for research - quality is important for us!
  • small management team - you're a person for us, and your contribution matters
  • design support by our web designer Anna-Lena

What you will be working on

https://picockpit.com - PiCockpit is our web plattform for the Raspberry Pi.

You will be extending existing articles, and also creating fresh content. The content covers topics which are of interest to the average Raspberry Pi user. The content will be in-depth, and high quality. We are looking to build several "skyscrapers" which will provide consistent traffic on relevant topics to our website.

For example, the currently best-performing article is this:

https://picockpit.com/raspberry-pi/everything-about-raspberry-pi-zero-2-w/

If you are experienced with keyword research, and coming up with your own ideas, we  are absolutely open to discuss these.

 

Coral by Google: We are looking to build up content targetting an industrial user base - people who would be looking to build Google Coral products into their own applications. Specifically, we are looking to create content and instructions around the Coral Devboard Mini

https://pi3g.com/products/machine-learning/google-coral/coral-dev-board-mini/

These will be project ideas, general introductions to AI applications and practical use cases. We might also be interested in the creation of whitepapers for this topic.

How to apply

Please send us your CV, your compensation expectations, and how much time you would be able to dedicate to the project.

Please write in detail about your interest in the Raspberry Pi platform and/or artificial intelligence, and point out your areas of expertise.

Please also answer the following questions, to allow me to gauge your technical skills (you don't need to have 100 % of them correct):

  • what is the difference between a Raspberry Pi and a PC?
  • what is Linux?
  • what do the following shell commands do:
    • cd
    • man
    • grep
  • how does deep learning work (roughly)?

Also, please include some sample articles, or links to content you have written in the past. Ideally this should be of a technical nature, not necessarily Raspberry Pi or Coral-related.

Looking forward to your application!

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